How to Recover Deleted Files from Flip Video Camera?

The Flip cameras are series of tapeless camcorders that uses pure digital technologies for recording videos at High-definition quality. The Flip video camera is portable, simple to use and reasonably priced. It allows you to capture the everyday moment that happens around you and share them with family and friend everywhere. The other variants of Flip video camera include the UltraHD, the MinoHD and the SlideHD. The Flip video camera record high-quality videos that is compatible with most of the video playing applications including Windows Media Player Quick Time Player and iTunes.

The Flip video camera has no additional memory storage slot; it stores recorded videos on inbuilt memory of camera. The Flip video camera’s built-in software lets you easily email videos, upload to YouTube and capture still photos from video. Even though this Flip camera has so many advanced features comparatively to others video files stored on this camera might easily get deleted or lost under various circumstances.

Causes for deletion of files from Flip video camera are:

  • Deletion of picture or video files from Flip video camera by mistake
  • Unintentionally formatting Flip video camera storage media when it is connected to computer
  • Corruption of Flip video camera after file system damage, virus/malware intrusion or file transfer errors
  • Using Flip camera to capture photos or videos when it is low on battery and switching of camera when file read/write process is carried out

If you are one of the Flip video camera user who have encountered any of the above mentioned video file deletion situation, then don’t get disappointed. You still have the chance to recover deleted files from Flip video camera. When you delete any file on your Flip video camera, immediately it won’t get erased from the camera’s memory card, rather it removes file name from file index and marks that space as free. Hence, you can add new data to that free space on your Flip video camera. The file gets permanently erased from the Flip video camera only when its space is overwritten with new data. Therefore it is advised to use any of the efficient third party video file recovery application to recover deleted files from Flip video camera as soon as possible after data loss disaster has taken place.

Flip video camera recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery is an remarkable tool that helped lot of users in retrieving their crucial video and photo files from Flip video camera on computer that runs Windows operating system. You can even use this picture recovery application for recovering media files from computer hard drives, external hard drives, USB drives, memory cards, FireWire drives, memory cards, iPods and other storage devices. The software supports recovery of lost pictures, videos, music files and other documents from all storage media. You can preview recovered media files from Flip video camera and compress the restored files to save disk space. This utility works well with all versions of Windows operating system like Window 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, Widows Server 2003 and Server 2008.

Steps to recover deleted files from Flip video camera:

  • First connect your Flip video camera to Windows PC/ laptop
  • Then download Yodot Photo Recovery application and install it on your computer
  • Click on photo recovery utility icon present on desktop and run the application
  • In main screen, you can two options i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo recovery”
  • Select “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to recover deleted files from Flip video camera
  • Then software scans entire PC and shows all drives present in your system including Flip video camera
  • Choose Flip video camera drive and click on “Next” option
  • Recovery tool starts scanning the selected drive and displays all retrieved files in two types of view i.e. “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Preview recovered files from Flip video camera using “Preview” option
  • Finally save the rescued files to your prefer location on computer

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Precautionary Measures:

  • Don’t connect your Flip video camera to virus or malware infected system
  • Keep an additional copy of your important image or video files in some other reliable storage device
  • Avoid abruptly unplugging the Flip video camera when it is connect to computer

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